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"Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately.
This movie is part of the collection: TED Talks Producer: TED.com Language: English Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; brain; health care; mental health; TEDGlobal 2012; 2012
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May 30, 2014
This Is The Best!
At Age 65, I have been EXHIBITATER of ALL SYMPTOMS of SHE. Still Are Me Too.
I am Living In Senior Apartment, VOICES TALK from OUTSIDE MY WINDOWS Foul Nasty Hateful THREATS.
If I Answer, The Voices Call Police!
I am not no REAL SMART her SHE IS.
December 6, 2012
Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness -- from the inside
I thought this TED video of Elyn Saks talking about her life was worth a five star rating.